Beethoven - The Composer As Hero (1987)

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  • Featuring

    Bamber Gascoigne

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year

    1987

  • Type

    Television

  • Category

    Non Fiction

Synopsis

Fifth in a six-part sub-series. Considers Beethoven as a composer feted by princes and emperors, who thought of himself as having a special and highly significant role in society. His music tackles such themes as patriotism, exemplified in the "Fifth symphony" and the idea of the brotherhood of man, in the "Ninth Symphony" for example.

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